GameTek (HarperCollins)
Friday, 06 November 2020

This is a book that tackles the big questions of life through the little questions of games. With short chapters on everything from memory games to the Prisoner's Dilemma, to Goedel's theorems, Geoff Engelstein explores the world from a new perspective. If you shuffle a deck of cards what are the odds that the sequence is unique? What is the connection between dice, platonic solids and Newton's theory of gravity? What is more random: a dice tower or a number generator? Can you actually employ a strategy for a game as basic as Rock-Paper-Scissors?

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Author: Geoff Engelstein
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date: October 2020
Pages: 272
ISBN: 978-1460757376
Print: 1460757378
Audience: General developers
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Category: General interest

 

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